Inspired by Aten/Aton, the Sun God in traditional ancient Egyptian religion. Aten was the original sun god that the more popular sun god Ra was derived from. Aten was more of an aspect of Ra and is depicted as a solar disk terminating in human hands. Aten creates the son in the mother's womb, the seed in men, and has generated all life. Evil Eye pendant strung on an 18" 14k gold-filled necklace.
ORIGINS: The evil eye is found across many cultures, Latin America, Egyptians, Greeks, Arabs, and West Asian to name a few.
HISTORY: Evil Eye" is believed to be caused when someone gives a wicked glare of jealousy to someone, usually when the person receiving the glare is unaware. The jealousy can be disguised into a positive aspect such as compliments or admiration. The wicked glare is believed to bring bad luck for the person to whom it's directed.
PROPERTIES: When you wear the evil eye, it guards against misfortune, injury, and any ill-will and brings good luck. If someone is thinking or wishing negatively towards you, the evil eye will protect you from their ill intentions.